Do you listen to an engine noise on your Ford Focus while driving? We know that this is very disturbing and that you are questioning. Experiencing such a noise is not always a good signal, but it may also be nothing major. To support you eliminate this issue, our team has decided to create this content to help you in this investigation. In order to carry out this research as accurately as possible, we will first concentrate on clicking noises, then on whistling noises and, finally, on engine noises on Ford Focus metal type.
I listen to a clicking engine noise Ford Focus
In case you acknowledge a clicking engine noise on your Ford Focus, and that this noise is close to a click, you will have to detect the source spot of it to be able to know the trigger of it. You will need a mechanical stethoscope or a large screwdriver to locate the original area of these noises.
I listen to a clicking noise coming from my high engine
If you listen to an engine noise on Ford Focus, and this noise is based at the top of the engine, it means that it is based at your cylinder head and accompanying components. Two components can be the origins of these engine noises on Ford Focus. Either the hydraulic pushers, in general it is because of their defective “hydraulic catch-up” system that we will listen to these clicking noises, often when cold and vanishes when hot. Otherwise, it is your the play of your rocker arms or their state of wear that is the issue. In such a case, reflect on swapping them.
I listen to a noise coming from the bottom engine of my Ford Focus
If you have found the location of source of engine noise on Ford Focus that comes from your low engine, it may be that your rods or piston shafts are the triggers. In both scenarios, the long-term risk is engine failure. These two repairs are very complex and most mechanics will advise you to replace the motor of your Ford Focus.
I listen to an engine clicking noise on Ford Focus coming from combustion
Finally, if you have the feeling that this clicking noise is linked to the combustion of your engine, there are three possible triggers of it. Check the condition of your glow plugs which if worn can hinder the proper combustion of the fuel mixture. Then, your timing belt may be shifted and may poorly control the timing of the various engine elements to promote good combustion. And finally, the most classic trigger, comes from your injection, which is either blocked or one or more injectors is injured. In this case, do not be reluctant to consult this content which deals in detail with the several injector noises on Ford Focus.
Hissing noise / engine friction Ford Focus
Engine noise Ford Focus close to a bearing
If it is close to a squeaking noise you may have one of the bearings of your engine accessory parts that are reached. So check the condition and try to discover the exact origins of this noise by positioning someone at the engine at idle, and if this noise is more likely to happen in high rpm, accelerate and position someone at the engine block to discern the location of origin of the noise. The three components whose bearings are often at the origin of these noises are the water pump, the injection pump and the oil pump.
Engine noise Ford Focus when releasing or depressing the clutch
In the case that you acknowledge engine noise on Ford Focus, but this noise appears mainly when you release or depress your clutch pedal, in this case it is very likely that your release bearing is worn. Indeed, a worn release bearing will emit a noise close to a bell noise. To have more details about this noise and if you have managed to confirm that the release bearing is indeed the reason of your problems, direction here, to find a complete file on release bearing sounds on Ford Focus.
Engine noise Ford Focus close to a friction
In case that you listen to a motor noise on your Ford Focus, and, that this noise is close to a friction, it is likely that one of your belts or one of the elements that triggers it is the origin of your concerns.Often, we will start to listen to a motor noise on Ford Focus, close to a friction when one of the belts is worn out or when one of the related parts like your alternator, or your tensioner roller is the issue. So take into account to check their condition and go to your mechanic to replace the components in question. If you have been able to target the noise as coming from the belts and you want more details about it, check out this content on belt noise on Ford Focus for a complete guide.
Metal motor noise Ford Focus
In case that you listen to an engine noise on Ford Focus and this noise is close to metal noise, it is possible that this noise comes from your gearbox or clutch. Indeed, a metallic noise in the engine block is often associated with damaged sprockets. Try to check that this noise comes from the transmission, if this is the case, as soon as possible go to your technician or you would get a break down. Finally, the second possibility is that your silent engine blocks or rubber mounts may be dead. This triggers a metallic noise every time your engine moves, either because of a change of pace (acceleration or braking) or, when you drive on roads in poor condition. Check the condition of your silentblocks and replace them if needed. If you want to have more details about rubber mounts noises on Ford Focus, read this content which gives you more details about the several types of noise and their origins.